Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Boeing Sued Over Kenya Airways Crash!
Families who lost loved ones accuse makers of operating a 'dangerous' plane!
Fresh questions have emerged over the safety of the Kenya Airways plane that crashed in Cameroon, killing 114 people.
Three British families who lost their loved ones when the Boeing 737-800 plane crashed into a swamp two years ago have gone to court, accusing the plane's manufacturers of operating a ''defective and unreasonably dangerous'' aircraft.
yesterday, Kenya Airways, which lost all its cabin crew during the tragedy, could not be drawn into commenting on the suit, lodged in Chicago, US, this month.
"Kenya Airways cannot respond since the matter is in court" said the national carrier's communications manager, Ms Veronica Kaigai, in a short text message to the 'Nation'.
The Cameroonian government, the lead investigators into the the cause of the accident, is yet to release its findings.
Read more on the 'Nation' www.nation.co.ke
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